Teacher History - Sydney Technical High School

NSW Department of EducationSydney


 Sydney Region   

Advertisement Number A900097931

Number of Positions

Total Remuneration Package: Remuneration package valued at up to $127,157.00. Base salary ranges from $72,263.00 to $114,720.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation. Base salary rates above the minimum are available depending on experience.
School Name Sydney Technical High School
Principal Network Georges River
Staffing Area St George
 FTE 1.000

Contact Name Kirk Grinham - Deputy Principal
Contact Phone number 02 9587 5899

Closing Date


Job Category



 Teaching Service 
Position Information 

Sydney Technical High School is an academically selective school for boys with a current enrolment of 913 students.  Entry is on merit through the NSW selective schools test prior to Year 7. The school also accepts some additional high potential and gifted students in Year 11. Over 80% of HSC achievement places our boys above the 80th percentile and over 50% of them obtain an ATAR above 90.

The school draws on students from a wide area who travel from many different parts of Sydney and represent many primary school backgrounds. Students have a strong sense of belonging with retention rates of approximately 98% or higher. They also proudly represent many cultural backgrounds (94% LBOTE) of which 42% are from Australian Chinese origin. The school reflects a strong sense of inclusion and civic responsibility, developing the engagement and mature relationships that build leadership and social capital. Sydney Technical High School has a close relationship with its families and a community highly invested in the wellbeing and achievement of their sons.

Wellbeing, including the physical, emotional and psychological development of young men, plays a central role in the school’s culture, values and aspirations. To meet the unique needs of gifted and talented boys there is an emphasis placed on higher-level learning across a broad curriculum that integrates with a range of enriching co-curricular activities. Sydney Technical High School is steeped in a long and proud tradition and its students continue to serve the community across a wide range of professions.

Specific Selection Criteria 

·         Teaching qualifications and recent school-based experience with an approval to teach 7-10 History, and a willingness to teach 7-10 English and Ancient History.

·         Knowledge awareness of diverse student needs within a complex school setting resulting in appropriate support and improved educational outcomes for high potential and gifted students.

·         Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with the demonstrated capacity to build relationships with students, staff and community, working as part of a collaborative team at school that values participation across many events, program and opportunities.


An unconditional full approval to teach is a requirement. If you do not hold a full approval to teach with the NSW Department of Education, you are required to commence the application process at the same time as you apply for this teaching opportunity.

Special Notes 

Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.

To ensure that your application complies with the guideline page limits your attachments must be in PDF format.

New merit selection application guidelines for classroom teachers, executives and principals have been introduced to provide greater clarity to applicants and selection panels. The guidelines are in effect on positions advertised from Wednesday 10th June 2020. The guidelines are located at: https://education.nsw.gov.au/about-us/careers-at-education/roles-and-locations/roles-at-education/teaching/addressing-selection-criteria.html

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